5232 Evidence- Based Practices for Students with ASD

Saturday, July 10, 2010: 10:55 AM-11:35 AM
Pegasus AB (Hyatt Regency Dallas)
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Young people with autism a spend much of their week in a school-based learning environment. What aspects of classroom interventions make education work for them? What interventions have been shown to be effective for the learning style of those with ASD? How can the various interventions/supports be effectively integrated into the individual's day?

Content Area: Current Biomedical Research

Presenter:

Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.
Chief Program Officer
Autism Society of America
Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., is Chief Program Officer at the Autism Society of America. The recipient of the 2004 ASA Outstanding Professional Award, she has written numerous publications on Asperger Syndrome and autism including The Hidden Curriculum and Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success (with Adreon), the winner of the 2002 ASA Outstanding Literary Work. She is on the executive boards of several organizations, including the Organization for Autism Research and she was acknowledged as the second most productive researcher in ASD in the world from 1997 to 2004.